- Following that deadly train crash on Monday that left three dead in Washington state, Alaska airlines has cut airfares from Seattle to Portland to help out travelers.
- Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez hopped a private jet last Saturday and flew from L.A. to Seattle, then slipped into a place called the Sugar Factory in the Seattle burb of Bellevue. There, they spent some romantic one-on-one time in the Chocolate Lounge, where they indulged in a frosty 60 oz. drink called the Ocean Blue.
- TMZ says that Selena's mom is so upset about her getting back together with the Biebs that she's been hospitalized.
- Samsung has announced some mid-range Galaxy phones are on the way, the A8 and the A8-plus.
- Did you know that all of Bill Murray's brothers, Bill, Joel and Brian, all appeared with him in the movie, "Scrooged?"
- Putting the ex in Xmas, J-Lo and ex-husband Marc Anthony were spotted together in New York City.
- Get this -- Britain's biggest ever warship, the new $4.2 billion aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, has a leak and needs repairs.
- Mark Salling played Puck on "Glee." This week, he pled guilty to possessing child pornography and most likely will be off to 4-7 years in prison.
- Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova are parents: a boy and a girl named Nicholas and Lucy-born on December 16. How gorgeous are those babies?
- The Dow has risen over 5,000 points in a year for the first time ever in its history.
- Researchers at UCLA and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have confirmed that microscopic fossils discovered in a nearly 3.5 billion-year-old piece of rock in Western Australia are the oldest fossils ever found and indeed the earliest direct evidence of life on Earth.
- Jack in the Box has sold off Qdoba to an investment firm, for $305 million.
- A guy in Cincinnati who puts up a zombie nativity scene each year says this will be his last. Too many hassles about it.
- In Ireland, two straight senior men are getting married because, by doing that, one won't have to pay an inheritance tax on a house when the other dies.
- Nationally, permits for single-family housing units hit an all-time high in November.
- Mark Wahlberg says he hopes to get down to 6% body fat for his next movie.
- ISIS has put out a video, claiming that it has hacked the U.S. Army and State Department and is sending assassins to employees' homes.
- Berkshire-Hathaway stock has hit $300,000 a share. Yes, you should have.
- Robin Wright is going to star in the final season of "House of Cards."
- NBC is working on reviving "The Office." Do you want it back?
- Sarah Palin's son, Track, was arrested over the weekend after coming over and beating up his father. He was charged with felony first-degree burglary and misdemeanor fourth-degree assault.
- The new leader of Austria is Sebastian Kurz and he's 31 years old.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
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